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The artist couldn’t resist . . .

June 26th, 2013 Comments off

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How’s this for a little furry companion?

June 26th, 2013 Comments off

Baby Pygmy Marmosets

Pygmy Marmoset BabyBaby Pygmy Marmosets are some of the cutest animals on this planet, they are so small and furry you can’t just but help to break a smile at their appearance.

If you are interested in Baby Pygmy Marmosets as pets then be prepared to spend plenty of time caring for them. They require constant time and care, be prepared to spend a lot of time providing emotional support if you plant to raise them.

Baby Pygmy Marmosets are considered babies till they are about two months, when they can start to move on their own. The survival rate of baby Pygmy Marmosets is only 67% for the first six months of their life. A staggering figure of nearly 80% mortality rate in pygmy marmosets occurs within the first two months of their life.

Baby Pygmy Marmosets require constant feeding every two hours of baby human food to be adequately nourished.

You will have to let them ride on your hands to stimulate their natural environment where they hang on to their mothers.

source:http://pygmymarmoset.net/baby-pygmy-marmosets.html

June 26th, 2013 Comments off

stillmanWriter/Director Whit Stillman as quoted  in the New York Times Magazine:

“I don’t like to say I’m pushing 60 . . . I prefer to say I’m pulling 59.”

Shhh, Fireman Will is Catching a few ZZZZZ’s

June 25th, 2013 Comments off

 

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Fireman Will’s photo by Mandy Borland

Kids

June 25th, 2013 Comments off


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A Sunday school teacher asked the children in her class, “If I sold my house and my car, had a big garage sale and gave all my money to the church, would I get into Heaven?”

“No!” the children all answered.

“If I cleaned the church every day, mowed the yard, and kept everything neat and tidy, would I get into Heaven?”

Again the answer was “No!”

“Well”, she continued, “then how can I get into Heaven?”

A five-year-old boy shouted out, “You gotta be dead!”

Taking those first shaky steps . . . all creatures great and small.

June 24th, 2013 Comments off
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Have we learned the secret that our brother Paul learned?

June 23rd, 2013 Comments off

Philippians 4:12-13  ( A section of Paul’s letter to the church in Philippi)

New International Version (NIV)

12 I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want.

13 I can do all this through him who gives me strength.

Majestic and Historic: Canterbury Cathedral

June 23rd, 2013 Comments off

Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent

The cathedral’s first archbishop was St. Augustine of Canterbury, previously abbot of St. Andrew’s Benedictine Abbey in Rome.

He was sent by Pope Gregory the Great in 597 as a missionary to the Anglo-Saxons. Augustine founded the cathedral in 602 and dedicated it to St. Saviour.

Archaeological investigations under the nave floor in 1993 revealed the foundations of the original Saxon cathedral, which had been built across a former Roman road.

photo: Hans Musil

June 23rd, 2013 Comments off

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Singer Vince Gill told Parade Magazine:

“You’ve got to try hard not to be nice.”

Hitachi Seaside Park, Japan

June 22nd, 2013 Comments off

Hitachi Seaside Park, Japan

Hitachi Seaside Park, located in Hitachinaka, Ibaraki prefecture, Japan, next to the Ajigaura Beach, is a flower park and a popular tourist destination.

The park covers an area of ​​3.5 hectares and the flowers are amazing all year round. Each season you will find a different variety of flower blossoming over the “Miharashi No Oka”, a hill commanding a panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean.

The park is particularly famous for blue nemophilas. Nemophilas are annual flowers with transparent blue petals. During spring, more than 4.5 million blue nemophilas bloom all over the park. The blooming period is called “Nemophilia Harmony” and attracts many visitors.

Aside from nemophilas, the park has about a million daffodils blooming amidst the pine trees, about 170 varieties of tulips and many other flowers. Filled with woods, gardens, a mini amusement area and cycling courses sprinkled throughout the park, Hitachi Seaside Park is a must-see for anyone venturing to Japan.

source:/www.amusingplanet.com

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